Image Collection

The Image Collection features photographs, postcards, and different types of artwork, as well as reproductions of images that appeared in newspapers, magazines, and other publications. These images all reflect the Carlisle Indian School students, facilities, and staff. Images available here are drawn from files housed at the U. S. National Archives, from collections of Carlisle Indian School materials housed at various archival repositories, and from a variety of published sources. Visitors to this website are also invited to share copies of photographs from their own personal and family collections; please contact us if you have images you would like to contribute.

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Cyrus Windy, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Cyrus, Sioux.

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Wounded Yellow Robe, circa 1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Wounded Yellow Robe.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Richard Doanmoe, c.1886

An infant, believed to be Richard Doanmoe, around 1886.

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Two Students, c.1886

Two unidentified students around 1886.

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Joshua Given and Julia Given, c.1886

Joshua Given and Julia Given around 1886.

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Male Student, c.1886

An unidentified Carlisle Indian School Student around 1886.

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Henry North, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Henry North

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

John Dixon, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: John Dixon

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Nelson Caught the Eagle and an unidentified young man, c.1886

Studio portrait of Nelson Caught the Eagle and an unidentifield young man, both wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Patrick Bitter and an unidentfied male student, c.1886

Studio portrait of Patrick Bitter and an unidentified male student, both wearing school uniforms. Bitter is the student on the right. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Plenty Living Bear, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Plenty Living Bear

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Nellie Aspenall, c.1886

Studio portrait of Nellie Aspenall probably wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Joseph Schweigman, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Joseph Schweigman

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Ernie and Jennie Black, c.1886 [version 1]

Studio portait of Ernie Black and his sister Jennie Black both wearing non-native clothing. A handwritten caption along the side of the image probably reads: Ernie Black and his Sister.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Seichu Atsye, c.1886

Studio portrait of Seichu Atsye possibly in native clothes.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

James B. Garcia, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: James B. Garcia and Santiago

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Ernie and Jennie Black, c.1886 [version 3]

Studio portrait of Ernie Black and his sister Jennie both wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Two Students, c.1886

Two unidentified Carlisle Indian School Students around 1886.

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Nancy McIntosh, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Nancy McIntosh

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Robert Big Bear, c.1886

Studio portrait of Robert Big Bear wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

John Gunn, c.1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: John Gunn   Pueblo

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Ernie and Jennie Black, c.1886 [version 2]

Studio portrait of Ernie Black and Jennie Black both wearing non-native clothing. The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Ernie Black and Sister. Cheyennes from Ind. Ter.

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Thomas Wistar, 1886

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Thomas Wistar June 21st 1886. Baxter Springs, Kansas.

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Wounded Yellow Robe, Timber Yellow Robe, and Henry Standing Bear, 1886 [after]

View of Wounded Yellow Robe, Timber Yellow Robe, and Henry Standing Bear in November 1886, three years after they entered the school. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Group of Chiricahua Apaches arrive in Carlisle, 1886

The handwritten note reads: Chiricahua Apaches as they arrived at Carlisle from Fort Marion, Florida, November 4th, 1886.

Humphrey Eseharzay, Samson Noran, Hugh Chee, Bishop Eatennah, Basil Ekarden, Ernest Hogee, Clement Seanilzay, [Beatrice?] Kiahtel, Janette Pahgastatum, Margaret Y. Nadasthilah, Kredk [Eskelseja?]

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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